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Al Kaline

Albert William Kaline
Born: December 19, 1934
Baltimore, MD USA
Primary Position: RF
All Position(s) Played: 1B, 3B, RF, CF, LF, OF, DH, PH, PR
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'1" Weight: 175
Career: June 25, 1953-October 2, 1974
Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 1980.

Al Kaline compiled a career batting average of .297 with 399 home runs and 1583 RBI in his 2834-game career with the Detroit Tigers. He began playing during the June 25, 1953 season and last took the field during the October 2, 1974 campaign. Kaline was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1980.


Batting:

Year Lg Team GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1953 AL DET 30 30 28 9 7 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 5 .250 .300 .357 .657 10 1 1 0 0 0
1954 AL DET 138 535 504 42 139 18 3 4 43 9 5 22 45 .276 .305 .347 .652 175 21 0 7 2 0
1955 AL DET 152 681 588 121 200 24 8 27 102 6 8 82 57 .340 .421 .546 .967 321 13 5 0 6 12
1956 AL DET 153 693 617 96 194 32 10 27 128 7 1 70 55 .314 .383 .530 .913 327 10 1 1 4 4
1957 AL DET 149 636 577 83 170 29 4 23 90 11 9 43 38 .295 .343 .478 .821 276 10 3 6 7 7
1958 AL DET 146 607 543 84 170 34 7 16 85 7 4 54 47 .313 .374 .490 .864 266 18 2 3 5 6
1959 AL DET 136 595 511 86 167 19 2 27 94 10 4 72 42 .327 .410 .530 .940 271 11 4 2 6 12
1960 AL DET 147 629 551 77 153 29 4 15 68 19 4 65 47 .278 .354 .427 .781 235 18 3 5 5 3
1961 AL DET 153 665 586 116 190 41 7 19 82 14 1 66 42 .324 .393 .515 .909 302 16 4 4 5 2
1962 AL DET 100 452 398 78 121 16 6 29 94 4 0 47 39 .304 .376 .593 .969 236 17 1 2 4 3
1963 AL DET 145 616 551 89 172 24 3 27 101 6 4 54 48 .312 .375 .514 .889 283 12 4 3 4 12
1964 AL DET 146 608 525 77 154 31 5 17 68 4 1 75 51 .293 .383 .469 .851 246 12 3 2 3 6
1965 AL DET 125 474 399 72 112 18 2 18 72 6 0 72 49 .281 .388 .471 .859 188 9 0 0 3 11
1966 AL DET 142 572 479 85 138 29 1 29 88 5 5 81 66 .288 .392 .534 .927 256 7 5 1 6 7
1967 AL DET 131 550 458 94 141 28 2 25 78 8 2 83 47 .308 .411 .542 .952 248 16 1 2 6 10
1968 AL DET 102 389 327 49 94 14 1 10 53 6 4 55 39 .288 .392 .428 .820 140 4 3 1 3 7
1969 AL DET 131 518 456 74 124 17 0 21 69 1 2 54 61 .272 .346 .447 .793 204 11 1 0 7 4
1970 AL DET 131 555 467 64 130 24 4 16 71 2 2 77 49 .278 .377 .450 .827 210 20 1 3 7 5
1971 AL DET 133 501 405 69 119 19 2 15 54 4 6 82 57 .294 .416 .462 .878 187 12 7 1 6 9
1972 AL DET 106 314 278 46 87 11 2 10 32 1 0 28 33 .313 .374 .475 .849 132 11 2 1 5 5
1973 AL DET 91 347 310 40 79 13 0 10 45 4 1 29 28 .255 .320 .394 .713 122 10 3 0 5 4
1974 AL DET 147 630 558 71 146 28 2 13 64 2 2 65 75 .262 .337 .389 .726 217 12 1 1 5 2
Totals 2834 11597 10116 1622 3007 498 75 399 1583 137 65 1277 1020 .297 .376 .480 .855 4852 271 55 45 104 131

Fielding by Position:

Catchers
Year Lg Team Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
1953 AL DET OF 20 0 0.0 11 1 0 0 1.000 .00 .60
1954 AL DET OF 135 133 1180.2 283 16 9 0 .971 2.28 2.21
1955 AL DET OF 152 151 1325.2 306 14 7 4 .979 2.17 2.11
1956 AL DET OF 153 153 1345.0 343 18 6 4 .984 2.42 2.36
1957 AL DET OF 145 143 1310.2 319 13 5 2 .985 2.28 2.29
1958 AL DET OF 145 143 1232.1 316 23 2 4 .994 2.48 2.34
1959 AL DET OF 136 136 1174.2 364 4 4 0 .989 2.82 2.71
1960 AL DET OF 142 142 1277.0 367 5 5 1 .987 2.62 2.62
1961 AL DET OF 147 147 1300.1 378 9 4 3 .990 2.68 2.63
1961 AL DET 3B 1 1 9.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 2.00
1962 AL DET OF 100 100 882.0 225 8 4 1 .983 2.38 2.33
1963 AL DET OF 140 140 1223.0 257 5 2 0 .992 1.93 1.87
1964 AL DET OF 136 136 1193.1 278 6 3 2 .990 2.14 2.09
1965 AL DET OF 112 111 955.2 193 2 3 0 .985 1.84 1.74
1965 AL DET 3B 1 0 5.1 2 1 0 0 1.000 5.06 3.00
1966 AL DET OF 136 136 1130.0 279 7 2 1 .993 2.28 2.10
1967 AL DET OF 130 127 1086.2 217 14 4 2 .983 1.91 1.78
1968 AL DET OF 74 68 602.0 131 1 3 0 .978 1.97 1.78
1968 AL DET 1B 22 18 165.0 152 13 4 15 .976 9.00 7.50
1969 AL DET OF 118 109 974.0 192 9 7 4 .966 1.86 1.70
1969 AL DET 1B 9 9 69.0 65 2 0 3 1.000 8.74 7.44
1970 AL DET OF 91 75 687.0 156 3 2 1 .988 2.08 1.75
1970 AL DET 1B 52 48 403.0 374 31 4 39 .990 9.04 7.79
1971 AL DET OF 129 105 977.0 207 6 0 0 1.000 1.96 1.65
1971 AL DET 1B 5 2 29.0 27 1 0 3 1.000 8.69 5.60
1972 AL DET OF 84 64 570.0 111 5 1 0 .992 1.83 1.38
1972 AL DET 1B 11 4 44.0 37 4 0 5 1.000 8.39 3.73
1973 AL DET OF 63 52 435.1 102 1 0 0 1.000 2.13 1.63
1973 AL DET 1B 36 29 240.0 245 12 1 32 .996 9.64 7.14
Totals 2625 2482 21826.2 5938 235 82 126 .987 2.55 2.35 0 0 0 0 nan

Postseason - Batting:

Year Lg Team Series GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1968 AL DET WS 7 30 29 6 11 2 0 2 8 0 0 0 7 .379 .400 .655 1.055 19 0 1 0 0 0
1972 AL DET ALCS 5 22 19 3 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 .263 .333 .421 .754 8 0 0 1 0 0
Totals 12 52 48 9 16 2 0 3 9 0 0 2 9 .333 .373 .563 .935 27 0 1 1 0 0

Postseason - Fielding by Position:

Catchers
Year Lg Team Series Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB SB CS CS%
1968 AL DET WS RF 7 7 62.0 19 0 0 0 1.000 2.76 2.71
1972 AL DET ALCS RF 5 5 46.1 13 0 1 0 .929 2.53 2.60
Totals 12 12 108.1 32 0 1 0 .970 2.66 2.67 0 0 0 nan

Awards

1955 - TSN All-Star OF
1955 - TSN Player of the Year
1957 - Gold Glove RF
1958 - Gold Glove RF
1959 - Gold Glove CF
1961 - Gold Glove OF
1962 - Gold Glove OF
1962 - TSN All-Star OF
1963 - Gold Glove OF
1963 - TSN All-Star OF
1963 - TSN Player of the Year
1964 - Gold Glove OF
1965 - Gold Glove OF
1966 - Gold Glove OF
1966 - TSN All-Star OF
1967 - Gold Glove OF
1967 - TSN All-Star OF
1968 - Lou Gehrig Memorial Award
1969 - Hutch Award
1973 - Roberto Clemente Award


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